Author Guidelines


All manuscripts submitted to The journal of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association (JPOA) should be written in a sequence, i.e., title page, abstract and key words, text, acknowledgment (contributors who do not meet the criteria for authorship), Disclosure(if any), references, tables (each on separate page) and legends. Page number should start from the title page.

  • The manuscript should be written in New Times Roman 12 fonts, typed in double space with clear margins on either side. No bold fonts, capital letters, color or underline sentences are allowed.
  • The Journal of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association (JPOA) does not issue acceptance letter for the manuscript only manuscript is acknowledged once received.
  • Once authorship certificate is submitted no further changes in the author’s list is allowed.
  • All authors are directed to submit letter of Undertaking signed by all authors and approval letter from Ethical Review Board(ERB) or Institutional Review Board(IRB) of the hospital and questionnaire/research proforma along with manuscript otherwise manuscript will not be processed.
  • The editor has the right to do necessary changes in the manuscript during the final editing of the manuscript.
  • All correspondence should be done at &
  • RCT must have Trial number from DRAP or abroad
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Vol 32 No 03 (2019): Journal of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association
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Journal of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association

Journal of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association (JPOA) Official Publication of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association Published four times a year. All articles published represent the opinion of the author and do not reflect official policy of the journal. All rights reserved to The Journal of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association. No part of the Journal may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any other means, electronic, mechanical photocopying, recording or otherwise, without prior permission, in writing, of The Journal of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association.

Editor in Chief:

Dr. Faaiz Ali Shah